President Nana Akufo-Addo will today, Friday, 21st August 2020 Commission Ekumfi Fruits and Juice Limited in the Central Region.
Ekumfi Fruits and Juice Limited was incorporated and certified to commence business on May 26, 2017.
The company is a start-up company authorized to engage in the cultivation and processing of pineapples.
The $8 million projects which officially commenced in March 2018 now have 400 workers including out-growers.
Checks revealed that the Ekumfi Juice Factory would create 5,000 direct out-grower jobs within the community and its environs.
The factory can process about 300,000,000 packs of juice annually for the local and export markets and would generate close to GH¢530 million in revenue.
The facility is the biggest pineapple juice processing factory in West Africa, with the capacity to process ten tonnes of fruits per hour. it is also the first factory to be constructed under the government’s ‘One District One Factory’ project.
The factory is sited on a 50-acre land and has 100-metres length and 50-meters width of factory floor space large enough for additional production works.